The way people work has been changing for years. Businesses have trialled four-day weeks of hot-desking, flexible work hours, zero-hour contracts and remote working. In this article we discuss How Hard is it for a Freelancer to Operate in 2021?
Before the pandemic started, working from home was a dream for many. But today, some people want to return to the office. In this article we discuss The Pros and Cons of Working from Home.
Freelancing is one of the go-to ways of working at the moment because of the pandemic, but it’s actually been gaining traction in the past several years. And yet, freelance work is not for everyone. Hence, here are 5 Signs That Freelance Work Might Not Be For You.
Many people think that a business plan is just for big corporations or cool start-ups in need of funding. But it’s so much more than that. Join us as we discuss Freelancer or Business: Why Having (& Using) A Business Plan Is a Must.
With more and more people working from home, there has never been a better time to start freelancing or move your business online! Our article, How to Start Working From Home: Tips & Tricks for Freelancers, looks at some of the most popular remote careers and explores some tips and tricks to set yourself up. Read on if you want to start your journey towards remote work!
The current pandemic has forced the entire world into lockdown. As people stay home to protect themselves against this dangerous virus, businesses and companies from all industries have had to rethink their business models to suit our new reality. In this article, we discuss Virtual Agencies – The Future Of All Agencies?
Has working from home during these challenging times been difficult for you? It is understandable as not everyone has the capacity to be efficient if they have to stay at home. After all, it is a place that most of us associate with rest and fun rather than work. In this article we give you some Ideas That Will Improve Efficiency While Working From Home.
Writing proposals has to be the most time consuming and least motivating part of freelance work. A lot of effort goes into the production and presentation, making sure all the client’s questions are answered as well as having answers for any questions that might come up in the future. There is a trick to delivering proposals that don’t require the typical production values, although you still have to write them.
A freelance niche refers to a small segment of the total market that buys freelance services. This can be defined as a “horizontal” segment, usually focused on a particular service, like “Logo Design”. And a “vertical” segment, focused on a particular sector of an industry, like online retail. Ignore broad service segments (horizontal), because nobody seeks out services. They want to solve their problems. Instead, I’ll try to convince you to focus on the problems of a specific industry (vertical). The goal is to spend the least amount of time winning work, and more time billing.
When most people think of negotiation, they think of hostages and they start to get nervous. But the negotiation phase is a good thing. It means your potential customer is very interested in your services. It’s the last step in the sales process, matching their perceived value of what you do, to what they’re willing to pay.